McKinsey’s head of retail practises in Central and South America, Tracy Francis, luxury analyst Erwan Rambourg and Warby Parker’s SVP of retail, Sandy Gilsenan, join retail futurist Doug Stephens to examine the global forces shaping consumer behaviour and circumstances, and the implications on retail habits.
In the second season of the hit podcast series with host Doug Stephens, 14 global authorities and thought leaders, from fashion and retail executives to futurists and academics, share insights on the changing consumer lifestyles and expectations shaping the retail ecosystem.
Cartier’s sales are booming, but its Swiss owner faces mounting pressure to clean house. Activist shareholders are likely to put governance issues and steep losses at YNAP into the spotlight.
The pandemic and conflict between pro-democracy protesters and the government have dealt a severe blow to Hong Kong’s status as a corporate hub. Shanghai and Singapore will benefit most.
From border re-openings to the repatriation of spending, several factors will shape how and where Chinese customers buy luxury goods in the coming years.
As demand in western markets lags behind, Asian shoppers hold more power than ever over luxury brands' bottom lines. From China to Japan and Singapore to South Korea, here’s where demand is roaring — and where it’s reeling.
Brands need to investigate how consumer debt will impact their recovery plans in the world’s largest luxury market. While some experts downplay concerns, others believe it could throw a spanner in the works.
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